The Special Athletes in Kwara States have received 50 bags of rice from the Kwara Technical Committee on COVID-19 to help alleviate and bring succour to the State Paralympic teams, the SportsBay.com reports.
The package was distributed to the athletes from about 10 sporting associations, including wheel chair Tennis, wheel chair Basketball, wheel chair Badminton, Deaf and wheel chair Table Tennis teams.
Presenting the item, the state Director of Sports, Coach Tunde Kazeem, commended the State Government and the Committee for putting smiles on the face of the Special Athletes.
Kazeem said the gesture would go a long way in improving the living standard and health of the Athletes.
The Captain of the Athletes, Bilikis Abolore, in his response thanked the State Government for the gesture urging it not to relent in meeting the needs of the vulnerable and the less privileged.
Abolore pledged that the athletes would continue to do their best in their chosen career.